|Quoting Femme (Reply 8):|
That music from the Benny Hill show ??
|Quoting AsstChiefMark (Reply 7):|
He broke the windscreen with his head.
|Quoting AsstChiefMark (Thread starter):|
St. Mary's Gate in Manchester
|Quoting AerospaceFan (Reply 17):|
Sneaky little things, those barriers.
|Quoting DeltaGator (Reply 15):|
Note to self...don't even go near this gate in two weeks while in Manchester
|Quoting Thom@s (Reply 20):|
How do thses things work though? Is there someone operatiing them by monitoring the camera, lowering them whenever an authorised vehicle wishes to pass, and then quickly raising them even though he sees a car making a dash for it? Or are they automatic?
|Quoting Sv2008 (Reply 23):|
and there are lasers to sense when it has cleared the area.
|Quoting Thom@s (Reply 26):|
But what if it was pulling something (i.e. a caravan), wouldn't the barriers go up as the car itself had passed, and damage the caravan?
|Quoting 777236ER (Reply 34):|
As for the 4x4, it was brand new (56-plate), and the idiot tried to reverse it off the bollard (the fact the bollard had gone through the engine, notwithstanding) and essentially tore the car in half.